The North Carolina state parks system turns 100 in 2016, and the celebration starts right away. The First Day Hikes, as they’re called, range from short strolls to six-mile adventures, and there are 46 to choose from statewide.
The North Carolina state parks system turns 100 in 2016, and the celebration starts right away. The First Day Hikes, as they’re called, range from short strolls to six-mile adventures, and there are 46 to choose from statewide. 2013 News & Observer File Photo - HARRY LYNCH hlynch@newsobserver.com
The North Carolina state parks system turns 100 in 2016, and the celebration starts right away. The First Day Hikes, as they’re called, range from short strolls to six-mile adventures, and there are 46 to choose from statewide. 2013 News & Observer File Photo - HARRY LYNCH hlynch@newsobserver.com

Family Picks: Take a First Day Hike to celebrate state parks

December 31, 2015 09:00 AM

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